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Ordering through a food delivery app? Double-check the menu price

If you’re ordering food with an app, a few extra thumb strikes could save you a few dollars on your meal. As delivery options multiply, it’s getting easier and easier for Canadians to make food appear at their doorsteps or pick it up in person without having to wait in line. But consumers may not …

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Alberta’s ‘Fair Deal Panel’ stops in Lethbridge for town hall meeting – Lethbridge

Impassioned Lethbridge residents let their feelings be heard on Wednesday night as Alberta’s “Fair Deal Panel” made its fourth stop on its tour of the province. Premier Jason Kenney created the panel in the fall, tasking the nine chosen panellists to compile a series of recommendations on how to best advance the province’s economic interests …

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SNC-Lavalin’s fight for a remediation agreement grinds on in Federal Court of Appeal

OTTAWA — The SNC-Lavalin affair may have largely disappeared from the political scene, but the battle is quietly raging on in the Federal Court of Appeal between the company and the federal prosecution service. The Montreal-based engineering firm filed a stack of paperwork in court on Nov. 26 and has another submission due Dec. 20 …

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World’s first fully electric commercial aircraft takes flight in Canada | World news

The world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft has taken its inaugural test flight, taking off from the Canadian city of Vancouver and flying for 15 minutes. “This proves that commercial aviation in all-electric form can work,” said Roei Ganzarski, chief executive of Australian engineering firm magniX. The company designed the plane’s motor and worked in …

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21% of Albertans unsure how cannabis edibles affect driving: AMA survey

Nearly a quarter of Albertans polled were unsure about how cannabis edibles impact driving, a survey conducted this fall by the Alberta Motor Association has found. “The fact is, just like other forms of cannabis, they affect your reaction time, attention span, coordination and decision-making — virtually everything required to drive,” said Jeff Kasbrick, AMA’s …

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Jason Kenney denounces ‘useful idiots’ amid uproar over university lecturer’s Holodomor denial

A day after Ukrainian students vented their fury at a University of Alberta lecturer who called the Holodomor famine “a lie,” Alberta Premier Jason Kenney slammed the “useful idiots” who engage in genocide denial. Dougal MacDonald, who is listed as a lecturer in the university’s education department, said on Facebook that the Holodomor was a …

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RCMP seeking missing 12-year-old girl

Posted November 27, 2019 1:15 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Surrey RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a young female. Arionna “Onna” Bayard-Cassell was last seen at 8:30 p.m. on November 26 in the 10500 block of 146 Street in Surrey. …

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Unsealed search-warrant documents offer new details on O’Leary boat crash: report

Newly unsealed court documents appear to shed new light on a deadly boat crash involving celebrity businessman Kevin O’Leary and his wife Linda, according to a report by the CBC. Linda O’Leary, who was driving the couple’s boat when it slammed into the side of another vessel on a darkened cottage-country lake, registered an “alert” …

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